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It’s a great place to learn and enjoy nature which is really close by to the city.
Hiking only on the River trial but outside of the river trial there are biking jogging and horse riding trials as well.
Great for all the family learn...More
Trees and at least one fence have been covered with creative designs of colourful yarn.
The outdoors-dwelling creatures that can see the art (and that you can see) are a striped skunk, barred owl, coyote, red-tailed hawk, great horned owl, Swainson hawk, and the majestic...More
Trails, bird-watching, outdoor enclosures w/ raptors, indoor enclosures w/ owls, turtles, snakes and squirrels. Museum with great displays and hands on kids area, lovely gardens featuring native plants, butterfly friendly flowers and bird feeders attracting all sorts of birds. I went after a lot of...More
Wow. 9 years in Northbrook and had never visited the River Trail Nature Center before. My loss. Beautifully kept property. The trails were in good condition (except for the flooded one due to recent heavy storms). Cannot overstate how beautiful and peaceful it is walking...More
I have been meaning to stop here with the grandkids for some time. For whatever reason, this is one of those places that we have passed by on Milwaukee Avenue without realizing what it was. Today, we went with the grandkids, soon after it opened...More
My wife and I stopped in here on a beautiful late summer Saturday. They have a small zoo and a nice education center. Everything is kept up well. There is really no litter. The trails are clear and well marked. The only downside is that...More
We love to stroll whenever we are in the area, fall is the most beautiful with colors of gold.
Watch the animals in the cage is fun specially on feeding time.
We took our 2 year old granddaughter inside the building, she enjoyed very much...More